Changelog

SnapWidget platform updates
September 29, 2017

Hashtag Campaigns

Being able to display photos from other users for a specific hashtag has been our number 1 user request.

This is now possible with Hashtag Campaigns!

August 3, 2017

Responsive Image Sizes

Images in responsive widgets will now load the correct size based on the size of the widget. This should reduce load time of the widget significantly.

June 21, 2017

Facebook Extended Cache

We've added an extended cache function to display the last valid display of your Facebook widget in case your token expires.

You will also receive an email notification to update your token so we can retreive your latest photos.

June 14, 2017

Custom hover text for Shoppable

You can now customize the default 'Shop This' hover text for photos with shoppable links.

June 6, 2017

Responsive layout options

You can now customize the layout of your Pro widgets based on the display size of your vistors.

This means you can have a smaller 2 x 2 grid display on mobile devices for example, and a larger 4 x 4 grid display on desktops.

May 17, 2017

Videos playing in the lightbox

Video posts will now autoplay when viewed in the lightbox. This feature is available for all Pro widgets.

May 15, 2017

Upgrade Free widgets to Pro widgets

If you're a Lite, Pro or Developer plan subscriber, you can now upgrade a free widget to a Pro widget without having to replace the code snippet on your website.

To use Pro widgets, upgrade your subscription here.

May 8, 2017

Support for Facebook page albums

You can now display photos from a Facebook page album in your widget.

To find out more, check out this help article.

April 19, 2017

Update All for Shoppable links

When adding Shoppable links to any of your Pro widgets, you can now apply those links to all other widgets for the same user.

March 29, 2017

Added PayPal Support

You can now pay for your SnapWidget Lite, Pro or Developer subscription using PayPal.

You can upgrade your subscription here

March 27, 2017

Extended Cache

We've added an extended cache function to store the last valid display of your widget in case your Instagram token expires.

This means your visitors will no longer see the dreaded 'Your Widget Needs To Be Updated' message when your token expires. You will still receive the email notification to update your token so we can retreive your latest photos.

Some more information available here

March 7, 2017

Linked Services

You can now link your Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts once and re-use them for multiple widgets.

This makes updating widgets with expired token much easier!

Here is a video showing how to link a new service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5snHcu3MJY

February 20, 2017

New Hover Effects

We've added some new hover effects to spice up your widgets.

Try out the new Zoom and Likes & Comments options by updating the Hover Effect setting for your widget.

February 14, 2017

Lightbox photo navigation

The photos in the lightbox can now be navigated easily by clicking the previous and next buttons on the side of the photos.

February 10, 2017

Clickable lightbox links and duplicating widgets

Links in the lightbox are now clickable. We've also added the ability to duplicate a widget.

February 6, 2017

Widget Migration tool

Users of the older version 1 widgets can now migrate their widgets easily using our migration tool.

The tool is available here

November 11, 2016

Stream your Facebook photos with SnapWidget

For the past 5 years, SnapWidget has enabled hundreds of thousands of people to display their Instagram, and more recently Twitter photos on their websites. We are now adding the ability to display your Facebook photos as well.

Read more here

October 28, 2016

SnapWidget Shoppable

Today we add a new feature to SnapWidget that will allow your website visitors to easily buy products from your Instagram and Twitter photos. We’re calling it SnapWidget Shoppable.

Read more here

July 18, 2016

SnapWidget Analytics

From today all pro subscribers will get access to built-in analytics.

Read more here

May 19, 2016

Launched SnapWidget 2.0

We launched a completely rewritten version of SnapWidget. We still support embedding your Instagram photos on your website, and have also added support for Twitter photos.

This has also laid the ground work for us to start including lots of other services that you can use to supercharge your website.

Read more here

October 10, 2011

The original SnapWidget launches

SnapWidget, the original Instagram widget launches.

For the next 5 years SnapWidget allows more than 100,000 websites to display their Instagram photos.